The NFL Draft took place this weekend. The focus was on the big spending Detroit Lions, who after going 0 and 16 last season, ponied up a guaranteed $41.7 million for Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford. Also making headlines? The New York Jets, who traded with Cleveland (whose coach they fired in January) to move up to the fifth spot to take Southern California quarterback Mark Sanchez. Blogger and Takeaway contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin joins The Takeaway with his thoughts on these and other draft picks.
See what Matt Stafford has to say about being the first pick in the video below.